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Carolina Herrera Good Girl & Bad Boy fragrance giveaway

Carolina Herrera Good Girl & Bad Boy Fragrance Giveaway

Carolina Herrera Good Girl & Bad Boy fragrance giveaway
Carolina Herrera Good Girl & Bad Boy fragrance giveaway

Fashion label Carolina Herrera’s tagline may be “It feels so good to be bad”. They may want to edit it to say it also smells good to be bad. That’s because the brand has just launched a complementary men’s fragrance to its Good Girl franchise called Bad Boy. It’s a fresh spicy-ambery scent with notes of black and white pepper, bergamot, tonka bean, cocoa and amber wood. The fragrance was created by perfumers Quentin Bisch and Louise Turner, the pair behind the global smash Good Girl – a scent that has recently cracked the top 5 worldwide.

carolina herrera bad boy
carolina herrera bad boy

“We wanted to push the boundaries and create something new,” explains Carolina Herrera. “Most men’s fragrances today are fougeres. So we set out to reimagine it by pairing roasted tonka bean with clary sage. It is fresh yet still incredibly sexy.”

She says that when they were developing the Good Girl fragrance, the team tried over 600 different styles of shoes for the bottle shape. “We tried sneakers, ballerina flats, prostitute shoes…everything. Finally we came to the stiletto and we knew it was right for the project. For the men’s version, we asked ourselves, should we have a bottle shaped as a motorcycle helmet, boat, motorcycle, or a car? But we wanted something that was more symbolic.” Enter the lightening bolt. From the ancient Greeks to modern superhero films, the lightening bolt is iconic.

Carolina Herrera Good Girl & Bad Boy fragrance giveaway
Carolina Herrera Good Girl & Bad Boy fragrance giveaway

But making a lightening bolt fragrance bottle turned out to be a bigger challenge that first imagined. Most glass bottles are dropped and blown into a round shape. This bottle had to be dropped into a mold, turned upside down, then turned upside down again. More than 25% of the prototypes had to be recycled. It took months to perfect.

carolina herrera good girl
carolina herrera good girl

The Good Girl stiletto flacon took more than two years to create. It too was a technical challenge of mammoth proportions. It had to balance perfectly on the gold heel. Not surprisingly it was an immediate hit with fashionistas around the globe. The ambery-floral scent blended notes of almond, coffee, bergamot, tuberose, jasmine sambac, orris, orange blossom, Bulgarian rose, tonka bean, cacao, vanilla, praline, sandalwood, amber, musk, cinnamon and patchouli. It’s a complex blend of notes.

carolina herrera bad boy
carolina herrera bad boy

Initial response to Bad Boy has been very strong. The fragrance is already ranking in the top 20 in the United States and in the top 10 in the U.K. with more countries launching this spring. It looks like Carolina Herrera has another hit on her hands.

THE GIVEAWAY: I’m giving away a Carolina Herrera Good Girl & Bad Boy fragrance duo to one lucky ready. To enter, tell me in a blog post comment below how you’d rate the Bad Boy lightening bolt fragrance bottle design on a scale of 1 to 10. I’ll draw one name at random on May 19th from all those who comment below. If you have a Twitter name, please include it in your blog comment as it is the fastest way for me to contact winners.

Carolina Herrera Good Girl & Bad Boy fragrance giveaway
Carolina Herrera Good Girl & Bad Boy fragrance giveaway

Carolina Herrera Bad Boy is available in Canada at select Shoppers Drug Mart and Hudson’s Bay stores.

663 Comments

  • Reply
    Ines diaz
    May 2, 2021 at 5:14 pm

    10, of course!
    @yiyines

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    Marylyn Hammersley
    May 2, 2021 at 4:43 pm

    It has to be a 10 for design, so cool and unique! Fragrance delightful.

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    Kristyn Harris
    May 2, 2021 at 3:46 pm

    I would rate the Bad Boy lightening bolt fragrance bottle design at a 10. It is innovative, stylish and chic!

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    Julie MacKinnon
    May 2, 2021 at 11:54 am

    I would give the bottle design a 10. Very unique and chic design! My Twitter is: jmackinnon5

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      Julie MacKinnon
      May 2, 2021 at 11:58 am

      @jmackinnon5

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    Joo Dee
    May 2, 2021 at 11:44 am

    9/10 very nice indeed

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    JANET EMPSON
    May 2, 2021 at 11:00 am

    great so different loved it 10!!

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    Lisa Grabham
    May 2, 2021 at 10:12 am

    Its uniquely brilliant! (A bit like Dave 😉 Love the beautiful sleek black enamel look bottle and the gold trim and monogram initials. Definitely a keeper and something to admire even when it’s been used all up! Joyous!
    @lisa131067

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    Susan Chafer
    May 2, 2021 at 9:17 am

    I’d give it a 10. It’s different to anything I’ve ever seen before

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    Steven S
    May 2, 2021 at 8:18 am

    9/10 according to my wife!

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    Sarah Gardiner
    May 2, 2021 at 8:17 am

    Great design. I would give it a 10.

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    PAMELA HAMBY
    May 2, 2021 at 7:47 am

    loving the design very chiqu and refined 🙂

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    Anna-Maria Tuckey
    May 2, 2021 at 6:04 am

    Great design would love to try it

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    Alison K
    May 2, 2021 at 4:05 am

    I’d rate the Bad Boy lightening bolt fragrance bottle design on a scale of 1 to 10, as a 7 for it’s simplicity & elegance but I’m not fond of it’s thickness. @SoulSeeker0

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    claire woods
    May 2, 2021 at 4:00 am

    9/10. It’s stylish.

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    Gary Wilson
    May 2, 2021 at 2:12 am

    I haven’t smelt it yet but have liked previous Carolina Herrera fragrances.

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    Nicola
    May 2, 2021 at 1:56 am

    My husband did not like it but my teenager did! We give it a 8

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    Kat
    May 1, 2021 at 6:32 pm

    8/10. I’m all for statement bottles but it just looks a bit naff to me. But compared to the shoe its a design triumph…

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    Rachelle Barrett
    May 1, 2021 at 5:56 pm

    Definitely a 10, really striking @rochbarett

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    Denise
    May 1, 2021 at 5:14 pm

    Eye catching and absolutely stunning, love it

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      Carly Louise Utting
      May 2, 2021 at 3:36 am

      I haven’t smelt it yet although the good girl range is beautiful so i am sure it will be lovely, the lightening bolt design is really cool, edgy and different so it stands out and i will rate it a 10/10.

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    Katie
    May 1, 2021 at 5:08 pm

    10! @ktcoventry

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    Iain maciver
    May 1, 2021 at 4:57 pm

    10

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    Craig L
    May 1, 2021 at 4:41 pm

    10

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    Hilary Atkins
    May 1, 2021 at 4:39 pm

    It will be as iconic as the ‘Good Girl’ high heel.

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    Carol Gardner
    May 1, 2021 at 4:18 pm

    Utterly stunning 😍✨@78nice1

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    Emma Dormer
    May 1, 2021 at 4:05 pm

    Most definitely a 10! I absolutely love the design.

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